Webber Wentzel’s Mining & Energy Practice is the largest dedicated mining practice based on the African continent. We are uniquely positioned to provide mining clients with the most comprehensive offerings, covering all aspects of mining and resources law.
Comprised of over 40 dedicated professionals, the practice brings together M&A, corporate, commercial, project development, environmental, health & safety, cross-border dispute resolution and regulatory lawyers, all with extensive international experience advising clients in the mining, energy, oil & gas, natural resources and related industries.
Together with the firm’s finance and international tax specialists, this combination of relevant specialist skills gives us a unique insight into clients; technical and commercial needs.
Working with governments, banks and industry clients throughout Africa, we bring a breadth of perspective to our in-depth industry knowledge.
This approach enables us to project manage some of the largest and most complex cross- border transactions.
We enjoy close relationships with regulators in many countries and are thus able to steer our clients through the challenges of an investment in a highly regulated environment.
In addition to this, we understand the cultural and political risks that affect the mining business and help reduce or mitigate those risks.
We are able to offer our clients access to our respective practice area expertise, jurisdiction and language skills, industry knowledge and real ‘on- the-ground’ experience. We achieve this through a combination of factors, including our: